Memoirs of a Linguist

Blog URL:http://www.linguist-in-waiting.com
Blog Tags:graduate school, linguistics, travel, experiments, dissertation, PhD
Country:United States
State/Province:New York
Location:Buffalo

This blog is about the daily activities of a 28-year-old Ph.D. candidate, who daydreams of seeing the world, while ranting about people around him, as he attempts to get the elusive three-letters after his name.



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This is such a powerful work. It is a collection of 17 essays where Hirsi Ali argues for the reform of Islam, due to its negative effects on women. There were times in which I found it hard to read, mostly because of the graphic descriptions of abuse...

On our second day, the first thing we did was go back to Aalborg Airport. We received news that our missing luggage has finally arrived in Aalborg (it was left in Amsterdam the day before) on the last flight the night before, and was ready to be deli...

Oh boy, this was amazing. Gripping. I was kept to the edge of my seat, and so I devoured this book in three days. I remember back in Japan when the movie which was based of this book was all the rage. I am not really a fan of horror, so I didn't...

Jaunt to Jutland: Sæby

on Jan 7, 2019 in: travel

In this trip, we visited several small towns across Denmark. Sæby is the first such town we visited: it was on the way back from Skagen to Aalborg, and we decided to take the scenic route and drive off the highway. So we passed by this cute small to...

I have heard of Dong Xuan Center before. I knew that somewhere deep in the east, there's this massive area of shops and food stalls in warehouses and hangars. I even had a friend who lived in Cottbus, who every time whenever he needed a haircut,...

Well, this trip started with a hiccup. Our luggage didn't make it to Aalborg. We were standing by the luggage conveyor belt, when we both received a text message from KLM saying that our bag was delayed. So we walked out of the secure area and we...

Happy New Year everyone! The Year 2018 just ended, and yes I am still here! This blog is still going strong, so let me review what has happened during the past year by giving this overview post. This is the ninth time I am doing this: I have been doi...